Willie Nelson, Band of Horses lead the second Railroad Revival Tour
The Railroad Revival tour – the tour, which saw Mumford & Sons and a host of other musicians on the street outside appointments by train – has announced a new line, and the guidance for 2012.
Trip this year is Willie Nelson & Family, Band of Horses, Jamey Johnson and John Reilly & Friends crossing the tracks for eight performances from Duluth, Georgia and Oakland, California. It starts on October 20, appropriately enough, the Southeastern Railway Museum in Duluth.
Discounted early bird tickets on sale, 27 CST 10 July clock.
“Railroad Revival Tour is an experience that transcends traditional music tours and festivals, and glorified the historical novel of music and train with the approach of the great American landscape,” a statement announcing the tour is the second year. He also notes that in addition to individual performances, the RRT promises “a unique and spontaneous collaborations on stage and on the train between stops.”
To get an idea of the rebirth of rail tours unique set-up, check out these photos from last year’s opening show with Mumford & Sons, Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros and Old Crow Medicine Show, and evaluation of show last year in Marfa, Texas. Dates and places for Trek this year – jam session regardless of the station – are below.
10/20 Duluth, GA – Southern Railway Museum
10/22 Memphis, TN – Memphis Central Station
10/23 Oklahoma City, OK – Downtown Airpark
10/24 Old Town Spring, TX
10/26 Tempe, AZ – Downtown
10/27 San Pedro, CA – Call O Ports’
10/28 Oakland, CA – Middle Harbor Shoreline Park